The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 83 82 77
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing WordPress 11 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.70% 0.34% 0.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.89% 2.37% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 1
Average daily rate
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£245 £225 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £239 £275 £225
% change year-on-year
-13.18% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £30.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-61.66% -4.00%
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
225 211 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.30% 14.48% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 89 102
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £208 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 21 21
Average hourly rate £16.83 £13.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.42% -31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.23% -11.84%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

WordPress
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WordPress across the East Midlands region.

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

WordPress
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WordPress across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

WordPress Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

WordPress
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the East Midlands region.

WordPress Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

WordPress
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -5 6 £300 - 3
Leicestershire -2 3 £230 +15.00% 5
Northamptonshire +3 1 £175 -30.00% 2
Derbyshire - 1 £265 -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing WordPress also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WordPress.

1 13 (86.67%) HTML
1 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
1 13 (86.67%) PHP
1 13 (86.67%) CSS
2 12 (80.00%) jQuery
3 11 (73.33%) HTML5
4 7 (46.67%) Photoshop
4 7 (46.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (46.67%) Marketing
4 7 (46.67%) Magento
5 6 (40.00%) MySQL
6 5 (33.33%) Drupal
6 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (33.33%) Sass
7 4 (26.67%) gulp
7 4 (26.67%) LESS
7 4 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (26.67%) Grunt
7 4 (26.67%) CSS3
7 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
7 4 (26.67%) Online Marketing
8 3 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (20.00%) CMS
8 3 (20.00%) SEO
8 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (13.33%) Adobe
9 2 (13.33%) XML
9 2 (13.33%) Content Management
9 2 (13.33%) Adobe Creative Suite

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Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing WordPress also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WordPress. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) Drupal
2 3 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Photoshop
1 7 (46.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (13.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (26.67%) Grunt
1 4 (26.67%) gulp
2 3 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 7 (46.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) Web Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Magento Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (20.00%) PHP Developer
5 3 (20.00%) WordPress Developer
6 2 (13.33%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Web Designer
6 2 (13.33%) Front-End Web Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Designer
7 1 (6.67%) PHP Magento Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Business Consultant
7 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Consultant
7 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) HTML
1 13 (86.67%) CSS
2 12 (80.00%) jQuery
3 11 (73.33%) HTML5
4 5 (33.33%) Sass
5 4 (26.67%) LESS
5 4 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (26.67%) CSS3
6 2 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Social Media
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Online Marketing
3 3 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (20.00%) SEO
4 2 (13.33%) Content Management
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) Brand Management
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Web Design
5 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
1 13 (86.67%) PHP
2 2 (13.33%) PHP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe